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into does intend you were sworn in as u.s. ambassador to pakistan. i understand that after you retire you will be going to the columbia school of law and then follow that with some other academic. welcome back to the world of academia. you as representative in pakistan during changing time. your tenure was exactly not an easy one. relations between the two countries after the quite unprecedented series of crisis of 2001 in particular, the cut off of the line of supply. 2011 was, indeed, a relief for pakistan meet-u.s. relations. establishing and reasoning was, indeed, no small achievement. but moments of truth, and i suppose we are all keen to know, was this different in nature? i've told you about pakistan, the u.s., and the relationship between the two countries. or the relations ever tried to be the same? that is the? that a lot of people have in mind. how is it likely to evolve? what the challenges ahead? these are some of the challenges. i guess there will be many more in the q&a session when we will listen to your thoughts. i understand that you intend to also replace that the large
junkyard dog. >> now discussion on u.s.-pakistan with the foreign minister. former secretary of state, madeleine albright at the council on foreign relations. this is just over an hour. [inaudible conversations] >> good morning, everybody. thank you very much for being here and i can only assure you that we are going to provide you with a fascinating discussion. i also want to welcome the council of foreign relations members from around the nation in the world who are participating by telecom friends. on a housekeeping note, please completely turn off, not just vibrate to avoid any interference with the sound system. and then also as a reminder, this meeting is on the record. now, with all that out of the way, let me say i really, really pleased i am to introduce this woman, foreign minister. i just have to say when i arrived in new york as our ambassador to the united nations come at that time there were 183 countries in the u.n. it was one of the first times they didn't have to cook lunch myself, so i asked my assistant to invite all the women representatives to lunch. and i thought
ambassador to pakistan says the u.s. needs a new approach in its relationship with the country. munter talked about how to improve relations with pakistan by working with countries like china and engaging non- governmental institutions within the country. this is 1.5 hours. be >> ladies and gentlemen, good morning and welcome to the stock. -- welcome to this talk. we have the privilege to welcome this morning the ambassador. you have that a long and distinguished career. he did serve in a number of positions in the national security council and the state department. your specialty ended in 2006 when he led the first reconstruction team in iraq. he then became ambassador before returning to the u.s. embassy in baghdad. in 2010, you were sworn in as u.s. ambassador to pakistan. i understand that after you retire, you'll be going to the columbia school of law and follow that with some other academic -- welcome back to the world of academia. you were the u.s. representative in pakistan during a challenging time. you helped mend relations between the two countries during a series of crisis in 2001
of relations between the u.s. and pakistan. >> watched and engage with c- span, including our live debate preview starting at 7:00. post-debate, your reaction and comments. follow our live coverage on c- span, c-span radio, and c- >> president obama's speech to the u.n. general assembly include comment on the video that sparked protests in the muslim world, iran's nuclear program, and violence in syria. this is half an hour. >> i have the honor to welcome to the united nations his excellency, barack obama, president of the united states of america. >> mr. president, mr. secretary general, fellow delegates, ladies and gentleman, i would like to begin today by telling you about an american named chris stevens. chris was born in a town called grass valley, california, the son of a lawyer and a musician. as a young man, chris joined the peace corps, and taught english in morocco. and he came to love and respect the people of north africa and the middle east. he would carry that commitment throughout his life. as a diplomat, he worked from egypt to syria, from saudi arabia to libya.
for india-pakistan relations. it was not such a lousy year for elements of the pakistani economy. we focus on the most dynamic elements. they are not necessarily those that we use as partners after 2008. the most dynamic partners are business people, the media, and it is uneven, but some of the people in the universities. the women's groups, the ngo's. i am not trying to talk about this rosy, friendly, civil society, in a sense that those of us looked to civil society. it is infinitely more complex and more typical than the eurocentric notions would have it. but this is a part of pakistan, where if you talk to the pakistan is, who are furious with the united states -- if you talk to the pakistanis, we want the opportunity, and we want that kind of social link. it would help to build ties with the united states, and put a lot more of our concentration into society where the face of society is the face of your neighbor, the engineer who works in a ditch, the face of a student, the face of your child who has come to america, etc.. our focus on what pakistan is. i am not sure that is going to
>> live from berlin, this is the "journal" on dw. violence sweeps pakistan in protests against insults to the prophet mohammed. >> could the gender mix in board rooms cbe said for a shake up? >> no longer just for the military. drones are quickly becoming available technology for consumers. should you be alarmed? pakistan has become home to some of the bloodiest demonstrations against insults to the muslim prophet mohammed. >> 15 people died including a policeman in mass demonstrations against the pakistani government. >> however, in much of the world, protests remained peaceful. our coverage begins with protests at friday prayers in pakistan. >> pakistan's government called for a day of love for the prophet mohammed. crowds gathered across the country showed plenty of that, but many were also keen to demonstrate their hatred of the united states. protesters burned american flags and vented their anger at western nations. saddam is, banks, and cars were torched -- cinemas, banks, and cars were torched. the day of love turned to a day of rage. police used shipping containers to
in america and also around the globe. there were more deadly protests in pakistan today against an anti-islamic some made in america. at least 19 people have been killed and tens of thousands of taken to the streets, burning banks and cinemas and attacking the diplomatic enclave. there were demonstrations in indonesia, iraq, and lebanon. >> in the city of lahore, an ger that could not be contained. it quickly became a day of rage. karachi was closed for business, like the rest of the country. >> we would like to show the world that all muslims are united on this. we are ready to die for the profit. -- for the prophet. >> the deadliest uprisings were in karachi. president obama hoped to prevent all this with an ad broadcast on pakastani tv. he condemned the video and emphasize america's commitment to religious tolerance. >> we reject all efforts to denigrate their religious beliefs of others. >> but on the streets of this, but, this was the -- on the streets of islamabad, this was the response. 'american dogs," they chanted. and they tried to push forward again security forces. the troub
because of our presence there. yet he's disdainful of us. they have said if there is a war with pakistan, karzai said he would side with pakistan. when there was a shooting recently where an afghan policeman shot several of our officers in a government building where they shouldn't have been armed or weren't armed, karzai's response was to talk about the burning. co-ran as -- koran as though it was a justification for the deaths. when the rights erupted? are what were the words out of president morsi in egypt? the words were how dare america produce this film? america didn't produce the film. not that we should protect the embassy and that really there is no justification for attacking an embassy regardless of any discussion over this movie. but we have to figure out how do we get and retain valid allies? we do have allies we don't give money to. but too often through the years we have decided to choose one dictator over another to choose the lesser of two evils. ultimately often we've had to go back in to fight against our own weapons. hussein was our ally. we ended up going in to fight
report on the secret war in pakistan says the effects have killed far more civilians than acknowledged. we will go to stanford and new york university. then we look at why the wisconsin gov. once you in a unionized referees back. >> who has it? who will they give it to? >> as replacement refs blow a critical call, we will speak to dave zirin. all of that and more coming up. welcome to democracy now!,, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. syrian rebels have bombed a military command building in damascus, the latest in a series of attacks targeting the regime of president bashar al-assad. the rebels claimed dozens of forces were killed, while the regime says several people were wounded. greek workers are holding their first general strike today. thousands of greeks are converging outside the parliament in athens. the general strike is expected to shut down many locations. meanwhile in spain, thousands of people surrounded the spanish parliament in madrid tuesday as the spanish government prepares to unveil further austerity measures. police charged against demonstr
is classifying the pakistan base, taliban-affiliated haqani network as a terrorist organization. the u.s. froze the group's assets in the united states in a move that is hardening the taliban. here's our report. >> reporter: the haqani network has repeatedly launched terrorist attacks in neighboring afghanistan. the u.s. accuses pakistan of supporting the group, but pakistan dismissed it, wh which has become a sticking point in bilateral relations. the pakistani government raised the u.s. classification in a statement and calls the move a u.s. internal member. it adds the members of the network are not pakistani citizens and pakistan cannot answer for any of their actions. the u.s. have often urged pakistan to mount military operations against the haqani network at its stronghold in northwestern pakistan. following the designation of the network as a terrorist organization, the usa could put even more pressure on pakistan to take action. >> thank you very much. >> reporter: meanwhile, the taliban is ramping up its resistance. one of the taliban members involved with secret talks with the u.s. i
use it will be in that as well. in the case of pakistan which is my biggest frustration, national security adviser, could never get a clear sense, what the pakistani military was willing to do more not willing to do. it became clear but in 2009 we hope we would have a willing partner that would help us by eliminating the safe-haven for terrorists and vote leaders who went with it. when it is clear they were not going to in order to reduce the number of americans being killed and allies being killed in afghanistan we had no choice but to go after the leadership and a tactical targeted way with tremendous excess. the lesson here is you want to get within the envelope of sovereign nation relationships and not have to resort to taking things into your own hands that leave you open to international criticism. >> what i am going to try to do because i see quite a few questions, if you could say who you would like to address, go back and forth. >> you already mentioned pakistan. how would the challenges for a new government differ in dealing with pakistan given next year it is expected t
. >> of the u.s. put billions of dollars of aid in the pakistan every year. how do you think that this incident will play until that dynamic? >> there is a war going on between various extremist elements. this is a manifestation of that ongoing conflict. the united states has been attacking these elements steadily in recent years through the use of drums and the elements are trying to find ways to strike back. a big maybe the timing is interesting because in the aftermath of the raid, pakistan- u.s. relations hit rock bottom. they're starting to improve, so maybe it is trying to rekindle those tensions. >> his id emboldening militants and pakistan? >> there is a dynamic between afghanistan and pakistan. the united states as tried to get some of these elements to negotiate a peace settlement and they have been unwilling to do that. notwithstanding the united states strategy to appeal some of the elements of the violence strategy in the political process, this war continues. >> can you tell us about the location of today's attack? >> is a major pakistan the city. and what makes it a significant i
while condemning iran's nuclear ambitions. >>> angry protesters have filled the streets of pakistan. they've been demonstrating against a u.s.-made film that offended muslims. patchari raksawong in bangkok has this update on the situation. >>> pakistanis took to the streets after friday prayers as demonstrations against the controversial film spread. the protests have received support from the government. now the prime minister called on people to show their anger peacefully, but there have been some reports of violence. nhk world's hideki yui reports from islamabad. >> reporter: pakistan declared friday a national holiday called a day of love for the prophet. in the capital of islamabad, the prime minister called for international laws that would make such religious insults illegal. >> translator: an attack on the holy prophet is an attack on the full 1.5 billion muslims. therefore, this is something that is unacceptable. >> reporter: the film has aggravated anti-u.s. sentiment in pakistan. demonstrations against the film have been occurring daily. at least four people have been ki
the world internationally. ♪ let me apologize ♪ apologize spending how much m millions in pakistan? >> dana: we stalk about that next. up next, deadly anti-protests across pakistan today. we have given them $23 million since 9/11 and time to look at what we're getting for money. next on "the five." ♪ ♪ does your phone give you all day battery life ? droid does. and does it launch apps by voice while learning your voice ? launch cab4me. droid does. keep left at the fork. does it do turn-by-turn navigation ? droid does. with verizon, america's largest 4g lte network, and motorola, droid does. get $100 off select motorola 4g lte smartphones like the droid razr. and also to build my career. so i'm not about to always let my frequent bladder urges, or the worry my pipes might leak get in the way of my busy lifestyle. that's why i take care, with vesicare. once-daily vesicare can help control your bladder muscle and is proven to treat overactive bladder with sympts of frequent urges and leaks day and night. if you have certain stomach or glaucoma problems, or trouble emptying your bladder, do
and pakistan, which is a nuclear-armed nation, did you ask anybody in the intelligence community -- general david petraeus -- if there was ever a hero in modern times, that's him. have you ever asked him or senator chambliss or anybody else, oh, by the way, i'm thinking about pulling the plug on our aid to pakistan, egypt and libya. what's your view of that? have you been asked that question? mr. chambliss: i thank my friend from south carolina as well as my friend from arizona with respect to the debate that they have been engaged in, for bringing this issue to the forefront, being willing to stand up and say, you know, foreign aid, if you talk about that in a coffee club in seneca, south carolina, or phoenix, arizona, or molte, georgia, is not the most popular topic. most people back home think we can balance the budget if we eliminate foreign aid. but the fact is, as senator graham said, it's a minuscule amount in the overall context. right now we're at a critical context with respect to our juncture with respect to any number of domestic, foreign policies. and as we go into the election
on forbes on fox. >> anti-american protest still erupting in pakistan despite the u.s. spending $70,000 on an ad denouncing the anti-islamic film . secretary of state urging lawmakers to keep billions in u.s. aid flowing in the region. is she right or time to cut them off. >> go in focus with mr. steve forbes who is author of "freedom manifesto" it is a must read book to read . rick unger and elizabeth and rich and victoria. >> steve, is it time to cut them off. >> cut off or partial cut off . egypt and other countries if you can't protect, you shouldn't get free money from us. that is basic. rick unger, it is our mon yewe should be able to decide. and if they can't protect our embassy and treat us with a decency, shouldn't we cut them off? >> the issue is you can't make foreign policy in reaction to short term events. we know it is awful and i will be the first to agree those governments should have protected our embassy. it does no good to have a rahn paul reaction. >> emake >> we did it in north korea and south africa and cutting off the west bank and the gaza strip and done if w
. pakistan's foreign minister today said the military in pakistan plays as much a role in the decisionmaking process as the pentagon when it comes to foreign policy. he spoke at the council on foreign relations. this is about an hour. >> good morning, everybody. thank you very much for being here. i can assure we are going to provide you with a fascinating discussion. i also want to welcome the council of foreign relations members from around world war participating in this meeting by teleconference. but housekeeping of, please completely turn off, not just to vibrate, as i tend to do myself, your cellphone to avoid interference with the sound system. this meeting is on the record. but me say how pleased i am to introduce this woman foreign minister. but i arrived in new york as our ambassador to the united nations, there were one hundred 83 tons of -- 183 countries in the u.s.. i asked by assistant to invite all of the women representatives to lunch. i thought there would be a lot of people there. when i got there, there were six other women. because i am an american, i formed a caucus and
pakistan. at least 19 people died today in the worst anti-american protest going on in half a dozen countries in the region. the total debt count since the protection began stands at 49 now. correspondent leland vittert is watching the developing story from cairo. >> from pakistan to iran, sri lanka to lebanon, iraq to india, american flag and effigies of president obama burned. riot police battled for control of the street. and walls of tear gas protected american embassies around the muslim world from an all-out attack. in bangladesh, protesters carried a flag-grapeed box reading coffin of obama. the end of friday prayers marked the worst day yet of protest sparked by anti-islam film posted on youtube and cartoon of the prophet muhammad published in france. in pakistan, u.s. back government declared a national holiday for mass protests. peshawar, police tried to beat back rioters with batons as they set fire to local cinema cinemas. protesters set fire to police check points. amid burning cars and karachi one man promised, "we are all ready to die for prophet muhammad." the pakist
in pakistan? >> dana: we stalk about that next. up next, deadly anti-protests across pakistan today. we have given them $23 million since 9/11 and time to look at what we're getting for money. next on "the five." ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> eric: welcome back. you're looking at rioting ongoing in pakistan today. meanwhile, since the 19 mad ral muslims flew airplanes to the world trade center 11 years ago, america spent $23 billion in aid, billion dollars in aid to pakistan. listen to the pakistani prime minister today. >> an afack, 5 billion musli muslims. this something that is unacceptable. united nations and other international organizations see a lot. [ inaudible ] on all of humanity, international law, harmony an law. >> eric: that is what we get for $23 billion, the man been as speech, prime minister, i don't think so. greg, what do you think? >> greg: i think you missed the whole boat here. this is where all the occupy wall street people went. they're in occupy peshawar. how can they hate us? our president pronounces the country pakistan. jay carney today said they aren't saying death to ameri
also held that post in iraq, pakistan, syria, kuwait and lebanon. this is an hour and 45 minutes. >> and good afternoon, everyone coul. it is my pleasure to welcome you this afternoon to hear very special guest to has come back to washington after another operation in diplomatic service in afghanistan. i first encountered ryan almost a decade ago and i don't think he even knew it. i had just finished a stint in delhi and was getting ready to attend washington. they decided that come out of the transition, we would visit afghanistan, go to kabul, because we were both thinking jobs involving were connected to afghanistan. so we had extended meetings in 2003. one day, during those two days of meetings, i walked into the ambassador's conference room. there were a series of photographs of former u.s. ambassadors who had worked in afghanistan. the photographs were put up, but not necessarily the names of the ambassadors. how is trying to make sense of life and identify and like could not. just when i was doing that, of basil came up behind me and put his finger on ryan crocker's photog
christian girl accused of blasphemy in pakistan is granted bail. she could soon be freed. but if she's safe? he really is treading on three eyes. the arctic is melting and the ripples could affect us all around the world. >> scientists are stunned by how much ice has melted this summer. the change so dramatic it could be affecting the global weather. >> welcome on our viewers in america and around the globe. the stadium had hardly been cleared after president obama's speech to the democratic convention when americans were hit with the reality of more disappointing jobs numbers. obama himself admitted that progress is not good enough but he added recovery will take time. last night, that is exactly what he asked voters for more of. our editor starts are coverage. >> he came on the chance on four more years and that is what it is all about, whether this man deserves to stay as president of the united states. he says he shares the pain and frustration of those who have lost their jobs but have never been more hopeful about america because of its people. this election would be the clearest choi
spreads to pakistan where crowds tried to storm the american embassy. china is aging fast. could these pensioners be the stumbling block to the country's economic growth? >> this looming population crisis, the costs that might bring might be what will way the chinese economy down. >> welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. a british judge has opened an inquest to discover whether moscow ordered the killing of the former russian spy who died in a london hospital six years ago from a massive dose of radioactive polonium. just before he got sick he had tea with two other russians in a london cafe. now, the court like to know why he was killed. >> alexander litvinenko was poisoned by radiation. he was a fierce critic of the kremlin. where they behind his death? a lawyer for his widow said it was vital to establish whether this was a targeted assassination by agents of a foreign state. this would be an active state- sponsored nuclear terrorism on the streets of london. do you believe that the russian state was behind the murder? >> . now, i believe it. they say
in northwest pakistan, they soon turned violent. these demonstrators attacking a sin mark in a city, setting it on fire. they've already been casualties in clashes where the police with one support reported to have been killed. it was the prime minister and his government who had made friday what they called a special day of love for the prophet muhammad. a chance for the entire nation to protest at what they see as the blasphemous video made in the united states. >> an attack of the holy prophet is an attack on the -- therefore, this is something that is unacceptable. >> there had already been clashes in the capital on thursday outside the united states embassy. fearing even worse today, the american government took the unusual step of placing this advertisement on pakistan television, hoping it would diffuse tensions. >> since our founding, the united states has been a nation that respects all fates. we reject all efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of all others. >> but president obama's words have had no effect. there's been another protest today near in the u.s. embassy in the ca
ordered her to put on an explosive vest. >>> the united states adds a pakistan based militant group to a list of designated terror organizations. what does that mean? we'll explain ahead on "studio b." >>> first, grim news on the economy threatening to bust any bump president obama earned after the nomination speech. the labor department reporting u.s. employers only added 96,000 jobs last month, well low the 125,000 needed to show economic improvement. add to that the unemployment rate dropped 8.1 for the wrong reason. it fell .2% in july but because many gave up looking. >> in new hampshire, the president acknowledged the bad news but tried to put a good spin on it. >> after losing around 800,000 jobs a month when i took office, business added jobs for the 30th month in a row. a total of more than 4.6 million jobs. but -- but that's not good enough. we know it's not good enough. we need to create more jobs faster. >> either way the jobs news presents a major challenge to the president in the homestretch of the election. carl cameron has the romney campaign reaction to the report.
their convention. >> woodruff: ray suarez examines the pakistan-based insurgents known as the haqqani network, designated a terrorist group by the state department. >> brown: what will it take to convince voters still on the fence? margaret warner talked to a group of undecided virginians who watched the president's speech last night. >> i would have liked a lot more optimism, a lot more energy about moving forward. >> it didn't change my mind. it didn't change my opinion. it didn't offer anything that i didn't really know before. >> woodruff: back from two weeks of political conventions are mark shields and david brooks. >> brown: and who's calling the penalties and signaling the touchdowns? the football season begins with replacement referees. >> woodruff: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. >> they can be enlightening or engaging. conversations help us learn and grow. at wells fargo, we believe you can never underestimate the power o
with a new father and two little brothers. and had to start walking. i'll go into pakistan where she was living hand to mouth from a dragon on the streets of the very, very poor city. no matter how precise our bombs are, they are still killing innocent people and leaving a lot of people suffering. so that is really the reason that i researched the drones and the reason i do this work is because i think as americans we have to be thinking about the lives of people everywhere, not just her own children. the children in pakistan or afghanistan or anywhere are as precious as our own. the other reason i wanted to do this book is because i realized that now that we are 10 years into more, that the american people are tired of war and this has come out poll after poll. in fact, the most recent polls show it's not just democrats or independents or green party members. it's republicans as well. in fact for the first time that we have majority of republicans in the war in afghanistan is not worth fighting, which is something very significant because it's often hard for people when a war is goi
in pakistan, according to analysis by the new america foundation. one of those leaders killed was abu alibi, a man recently named al qaeda's number two which turns out to be a dangerous job these days. foreign policy magazine connected the june strike on al libi with fatal attacks on the attacks on the consulate in bengha benghazi, libya. quote, as details emerge, it appears increasingly probable that al qaeda linked groups were behind the violence. on the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks ayman al zawahiri said, according to cnn, al libi's blood is calling, urging and inciting you to fight and kill the crusaders. from what we think we know attacks in benghazi were not about the weird internet video which created the attacks in egypt. the attacks in benghazi were in response to an american drone strike against an al qaeda leader. that wasn't an anomaly, wasn't some rare event. this is how the obama administration has chosen to prosecute its offensive against terrorism. although the u.s. government has only officially acknowledged drone strikes in pakistan, nongovernmental organ
flashpoint this hour is pakistan where angry mobs have made it their goal to attack the u.s. embassy in islamabad for a second day. turning on authorities, saying they're no better than americans because they stopped the mob from reaching the embassy. many in the outraged crowd turning rocks into weapons, police retaliating with tear gas. some officers even throwing the stones back. and in the northern cities, angry demonstrators throwing a u.s. flag with an image of president obama as a dog onto flames chanting "down with america." one thing the u.s. and pakistani governments to take action behind the film maker behind the video, and if they do not, they threaten suicide attacks on u.s. consulates everywhere. what you're seeing may be the tip os the iceberg -- tip of the iceberg. and adding fuel to that fire, the pakistan government has called for a national holiday tomorrow for what they call peaceful demonstrations. leland vittert is streaming live from cairo where the anti-american protest movement first erupted. re rand? -- leland? >> reporter: this shows the continued anger tha
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